The MicroHDTV camera

High-resolution TV images from the driver's seat - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsFebruary 2, 2007 - 07.45 GMT
Yesterday's Canon HV20 launch has illustrated that high-definiton camcorders can be delivered in small packages nowadays. An extreme case is the MicroHDTV camera developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany. Measuring only 4 by 4 by 8 cm, the camera is smaller than a bar of soap and can even be accommodated in a cramped racing-car cockpit or a ski jumper's helmet. The camera's electronics have a very low power usage, and thus little heat is generated and the housing can be kept very small...More